Correctional Facilities Essay

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  • Correctional Facilities And The Correctional Facility

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    Introduction The correctional facilities in the United States of America are composed of operators that own or manage correctional facilities and halfway houses. Correctional facilities serve to confine and rehabilitate prisoners and may be classified as minimum, medium or maximum security facilities. The prisoners contained in the facilities may participate in educational and vocational programs as well as in paid programs or work release programs through the industry. Correctional facilities are subject

  • Correctional Facilities

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    Correctional Romeeka Richardson CJA/234 April 15, 2013 Earl Mc Dowell Correctional Facility Essay * I will be describing A description of jail’s place in corrections and its role throughout history * * A summary of the history of state and federal prisons, a comparison of the similarities and differences * * between security levels in jails, state prisons, and federal prisons ,and explanting factors influencing * * growth in jails, state prisons

  • The Overcrowding Of The Correctional Facilities

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    cruel and unusual punishment (Boylan, 2015, p. 558). At the time California’s correctional institutions were at double their capacity, housing over 155, 500 prisoners in only 33 institutions (Specter, 2010, p. 194). The overcrowding of correctional facilities is one of the biggest problems facing corrections policy makers in the United States. The overcrowding of prisons is

  • Attica Correctional Facility

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    official report of the events that occurred at Attica Correctional Facility, the McKay Commission, called it the “bloodiest one day encounter between Americans since the Civil War.” From September 9th, 1971 to September 13th, 1971 inmates took control of Attica in hopes of gaining leverage on the demands of obtaining the removal of state control over the prison, livable conditions, amnesty for crimes during the rebellion and diversity among correctional staff. For five days, inmates ceased control of

  • Correctional Facilities and Environments

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    Processes of Correctional Environments: Correctional facilities play an integral role in the criminal justice system as many individuals who are convicted of offenses are normally placed on probation rather than being sent to prison. In other cases, convicted criminals who have served their jail terms are usually released on parole. In addition to meeting other requirements, criminals are required to stay out of trouble during parole and probation periods. In order to prevent offenders from committing

  • Correctional Facilities Cost

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    The state correctional facilities cost an astronomical amount to operate. Most citizens do not realize the daily cost associated with not only housing an inmate, but also the operational expenses. Even with the high costs associated with operating a correctional facility, most of the general public is immune to what it takes to house a prisoner. Prison is an expensive social tool. It’s effectiveness and purpose are often debated, but the fact that it is costly cannot be debated (Trout, 2011). So

  • Correctional Facilities: A Case Study

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    staff persons are common perpetrators of inmate sexual victimization (Beck 2013). Regardless of the type of correctional institution, staff persons were more likely to be identified as the offender by the inmate than another inmate. Among the staff persons, correctional officers, were the most frequent individuals reported to have been sexually engaged with inmates, notably, female correctional officers (McDonald & Miller, 2014; Warren et al. 2010). In fact, female staff persons were identified as the

  • Essay on correctional facilities

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    The realities of correctional enterprise concur with justifications of punishments with some cases. All criminals are not the same. There are criminals that need help but do not get help there for result in criminal activity. Then there are the criminals that are flat out insane. The correctional stage can be effective; it just depends on the sanity of the criminal.      We are pretty successful with achieving the purposes of the criminal law. Criminal law keeps everyday

  • Correctional Facilities Industry Paper

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    Industry Overview The Correctional Facilities industry primarily operates through the leasing and managing of prisons and juvenile detention centers in the United States. The Industry has grown 5.3 billion dollars in revenue in the five years leading up to 2016. (Hollaren 2016). This statistic is partially caused by factors related to capacity agreements, government operations, and modern crime rates. The two companies that are primarily responsible for the revenue increase are the Geo Group Incorporated

  • The Policy Of Any Correctional Facility

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    should it deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law ( The policy of any correctional facility is a written document outlining the specific behaviors that are prohibited to the inmates. It notifies the inmates of the rules and regulations they are responsible to follow. When prisoner are taken into a correctional facility, they must pass through an intake system in order to be classified according to what their assessment infers. Classifications